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stream. and we determined that the security at benghazi was appropriate for what we knew. >> reporter: just the day before the attack there were warning signs. al qaeda's lear urging libyans to retaliate against americans for the death of a libyan born militant. the state department was aware that that anti-muslim movie was airing on egyptian tv. yet there were no warnings about it to other u.s. missions. why there weren't warnings about the movie is a beg question. whenever there has been a denigration of the prophet muhammad, demonstrations have almost always followed. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >> not just, warning signs, potentially ignored, the consulate there, was not as secure as most consulates. they didn't have bulletproof glass. don't have reinforced doors.
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intelligence agents haven't substantiated this said a spy must have known about the safe house in the u.s. consulate in benghazi. militants found it without a problem. >> hoond sight is 20/20. 30 american staffers and libyans were taken to the safe house. the government will not shut down at the end of the month thanks to a spending bill passed last night by the house. a stopgap budget band-aid to pay the bills, postpones negotiations over spending until after the election. paul ryan approved it. but this plan calls for $19 billion more in spending than his plan. the senate expects to pass the bill next week. >> did we see bipartisan action there? >> think we did. >> my goodness. apple reaching out to kus messieurs who cannot wait to get the iphone 5. making the smart phone available now for online preorders. otherwise, face long lines when retale stores open up later this morning. prices for the thinner, lighter, model start at $199. they will arrive in stores in one week.
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going to have to pony up money for the new adapter and man adapter to the adapter. i like the new panoramic option though. >> looks pretty cool. must say. >> uh-huh. your friday forecast. a wet day for the state of texas. heavy rain from oklahoma city to little rock and memphis. showers around cleveland. pittsburgh, buffalo. wet weather, boston. philadelphia, new york this evening. thunderstorms from charleston all the way down to miami. >> miami. >> miami. >> new or lnz to new york. 70s in the midsection. 80s in the northern rockies. bad news here for you paula. >> shut up. >> da-bears took a beating from their rivals, packers. >> pans me to report packers broke the game open in the second quarter. fake field goal. >> what a play. first time i have seen this. >> for 6. sealed it in the fourth. aaron rodgers hit dancing with the stars champ. for a 26-yard touchdown. >> da bears scored a late touchdown. way into little.
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way too late. packers when it. >> tu add insult to injury, bringing back matt forte. dreadful with four interceptions. packers have beaten bears seven of eight. >> bring back ditka. >> go on the face book page. >> he is too busy drinking in his restaurant. >> vote your picks. week two of the nfl picks competition. don't add your picks in a comment on the facebook page. click on the link and vote. :00 and vote. >> link, click, vote. got it. >> talking football. do you have a happy -- just messed up this intro. talking about football. they're happy to have peyton manning in denver. here is how one happy colorado farmer cut a maze in his cornfield in the likeness of bronco's 18. >> the work of fritzler farms, famous for corn mazes. they featured elvis and ray
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charles. >> manning has the broncos off to a 1-0 start. do you think i can read today? faced falcons in atlanta monday night. >> yeah, experts in the desert. broncos, three point underdog. >> how do they do that? cutting through -- what is it, corn? >> lasers and aliens. >> lasers and aliens. >> got to do that. >> thank you for figuring it all out. >> our sister network, espn, major milestone in sports overnight. >> wait there is more. the weird gadgets you see on the overnight commercials, who comes up with the idea? who makes sure they make it to the market? do they work. why didn't you think of it? "world news now." ♪ weird science >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. [ male announcer ] eligible for medicare? that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything.
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♪ ♪ >> does that jingle sound familiar to you? >> espn. >> and evolved quite a bit. espn "sportscenter" a milestone, big one. just aired show number 50,000. >> that show has become a legend. perhaps in your house all the way to the white house it has the. abc's and sportscenter's josh elliott shares the memories. ♪ espn >> big part of our future, the sportscenter with george. >> welcome everyone to espn "spor "sportscenter." >> thus began a humble wrap-up program that would do nothing less than change the meaning of american sports. back in 1979, sports fans only really could follow their local teams. briefly glimpsed at end of local
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newscasts. sportscenter rernd that obsolete. and helped catapult sports into the center of the american cultural dialogue. now it is the beating heart of abc's sister network, espn, 18 million people tune in each day. compared to the 30,000 who watched that first broadcast. >> welcome to sportscenter. >> a show that wouldn't recognize itself now. owing much to iconic@lets who cam of age with it. and all those anchors. including my dear gma colleague, rob been roberts. people think all we care about is sports. that's not true. >> blazing a trail for me to follow. >> josh elliott and hannah storm. >> one of the greatest ad campaigns in television history. >> what's the story? >> sorry, thought everybody left for the night. >> hey, wally. it's not what you think.
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>> its legion of fans, the president of the united states. >> guiltiest pleasure? >> i suppose sportscenter. ha-ha. and my wife thinks it is a sickness. >> reporter: disease or delight. >> 50,000 editions later it would seem they're both right. for this is "sportscenter." josh elliott, abc news, new york. >> not the only ones doing crazy things. >> they're fantastic. aren't they amazing. best in the biz. >> an ad agency out of portland. don't know if they still have them. brilliant. >> put it on the map. sportscenter first aired, measly 1.4 million. the figure, 93.8 million. >> starting on cable. taking a risk. people don't then itting they would make it. well they made it. they're thinking in the future
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you will be able to actually program your own sportscenter and what high legts ylighthighl., they have dallas, l.a., new york, boston, chicago. already working toward that. and their anchors will customize highlights for local affiliates in big markets as well. on their way. >> cool. congratulations to espn. >> don't get to watch it much. watching dora the explorer. and little einsteins. >> that's what happens. >> coming up, gadgets advertised on infomercials. >> the weird role of inventions, marketing and products sold for $19.5. if you call now. you're watching
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♪ weird science >> weird science. some weird science behind the world of infomercials and products sold on tv. >> the gadgets are carefully analyzed before they're sold at an unusual nerve center so to speak in north carolina. abc's yunji de nies takes us there. >> you wouldn't dry your clothes with an iron. you wouldn't iron your clothes with a dryer. >> reporter: if you are up late at night you have undoubtedly seen one of these. >> i super snap contraction. >> infused with catnip.
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>> crack and pour. >> add water. >> place and slice. >> hard-boiled means hard work. >> who knew peeling boiled eggs was such a pain. before you roll your eyes check out the numbers. >> 5.5 million boxes. >> 5.5 million sold at $9.99. >> she hated peeling the shell off an egg. >> how hard is that? >> may not seem like a problem. if there is a $9.95 solution. >> she had a eureka moment and took it to edison nation, a company that turns raw idea into shelf-ready products. >> everyone has a great idea. >> everyone thinks they have a great idea. >> everyone things they have a great idea. how do you turn a great idea into a great product. really end of the day it is execution. >> that's what charlie lumston didn't know how to do. contractor from hawaii had a moment when he was paddle boarding. he realized while gyms are crowded with exercise equipment,
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the lower, there is nothing on the market that mimics working out on the water. >> i had no idea how to make that happen. i had no means to prototype it. i had no means to patent it. >> he went home and drew this, a rough model of a stand up badle board machine and sent it in. edison green lighted his idea promising to bring it to market. ten months later, charlie arrived in north carolina for the big reveal. this is the hydroliptic, invested hundred of thousand in research and development taking the sketch turning it into a machine that gives you a real workout. trust me. i tried it. >> it is pretty smooth. >> do you think you ever could have made something look this on your own? >> not in my wildest dreams. i really don't. >> edison is shopping the machine to exercise equipment manufacturers. they and charlie will split the licensing profits, 50/50.
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expect it in a gym near you in the next year. there is real money to be made. over a trillion dollars of new products are sold each year. just ask charlie lumston who right now is waiting for the checks to roll in. i'm yunji de nies in charlotte, north carolina. >> pretty cool, that facebook question, our facebook question of the day. >> what have you purchased from an infomercial does it really, really work? let us know at >> i purchased one thing. >> i love the thing. >> chase henderson. >> rocks this thing during every commercial. soon as we are off the air. >> thank you, sir. very much. >> the snuggie. >> yep. custom ordered with the penguins. >> one of the senior producers gave it to me. so cold in here. feels like the arctic literally. >> check that out. >> big fan. >> the slap chop. seen the commercial. forget what he does.
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this morning on "world news now" -- kick starting the american economy. >> the federal reserve launches a respond of stimulus hoping to spark spending and put people to work. it's friday, september 14th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good friday morning, i'm paula faris. we have reached the weekend. >> saying that word puts a smile on our face doesn't it? >> friday. >> i'm john muller in for rob nelson. he is on assignment, the federal reserve's chairman launched a plan, aggressive, open ended. details in the top story. anger continues to erupt in the arab world over an anti-muslim film this morning. new information about the man
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who made the movie as well as some anti-american protests around the globe. >> curbing the cola, the ban on super sized sodas, the big ones, moves forward. what city residents will and will not be able to order. another chapter in a series of hit movies hits the big screen this weekend. we look at the latest resident evil, in this morning's "insomniac theater," apparently the sixth installation of resident evil. and this will mean i will be 0-6. haven't seen any. >> i will be 0-6. see that twirly thing in the air. pretty cool. >> that was cool. you can do something look that? >> i can. spra sprained my leg. >> markets are doing tumbling. stock markets in asia rallying in weak of the fed's newest move to crank up the u.s. economy. chairman ben bernanke says the fed will pump $40 billion into the economy, each month until it emproves. >> the goal is to bring
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unemployment down to 7.6% next year. abc's correspondent has the details. >> reporter: what the federal reserve chairman did was unprecedented. anuncing the fed would buy back some $40 billion worth of mortgage backed securities each month. what makes the decision so remarkable it is open ended meaning the fed can print as much money a it wants for as long as it wants. they have tried this top of program twice before, limited versions with only lackluster results. but the fed says the economy need a longer boost. >> it isn't growing fast enough to make significant progress reducing unemployment rate. the weak job market should concern every american. >> we have seen similar types of programs from the fed before why does ben bernanke think this will be different? >> the key aspect of the program is it is unlimited. the fed is not going to let its foot off the gas pedal until it is confident it seems improvement in the labor market. >> think of your car, pumping more money into the tank, the
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stock market and 401(k) growth, you are worth more, interest rates will reman near zero for three years, so more americans may be inclined to buy homes, but there are warnings too. low interest rates means little to no growth in savings accounts. something millions of americans, especially the elderly depend on. still, the fed says the bigger picture is this. more spending means businesses can hire more workers. >> the idea is to quicken the recovery. to help the economy begin to grow quickly enough to generate new jobs and reduce unemployment rate. >> and violent anti-american protests are heating up across the arab world this morning as fury grows over an american made film that mocks the muslim prophet muhammad. a live look at how volatile the situation is at u.s. embassy in cairo. they're staging a million-man march. later in cairo. enraged demonstrators, throwing
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stones and molotov cocktails, police unleash tear gas on the crowd. follows an earlier clash in yemen where protestors stormed the american embassy. the state department says militants may have used the protests as a cover to launch that preplanned attack on the american consulate in libya. libyan officials have reportedly arrest aid ed a number of milit in connection with the deaths of ambassador christopher stevens, and two victims, glen dougherty and tyrone woods. two navy seals on detail. information surfacing about the film maker, i departmentifidepartmen -- identd as an ex-con, in hiding, afraid for his life. >> reporter: police and reporters surrounded the home of the twice convicted felon, who authorities tell abc news was the writer, director and financier of the controversial film.
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>> there was some need for our presence to be here to, to provide safety. >> reporter: police identified him as 55-year-old, nakoula basseley nakoula, who used the assumed name, sam bacile, member of the egyptian christian coptic church. record obtained, show that nakoula was convicted of manufacturing meth in the 90s, and sent to prison on bank fraud charges where he told authorities he wrote the film script. he was released from custody in june 2011 and production began just two months later at this sound stage in california. actors say they were duped, told they were in a film to be called "detz earth warrior" the role of muhammad was listed as george and anti-islamic message was not in the script. >> i want the world to know i did not know. >> reporter: actress cindy garcia, the scene in which she accuses master george of being a pedophile was overdubbed with muhammad replacing master
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george. >> i never said muhammad or heard it. >> reporter: nakoula falsely told reporters earlier this week he was an israeli jew and wealthy jewish donors put up the money for the film. in fact, authorities tell abc news he admitted it was his wife's christian relatives in e sdwrept who paid for the film no more than $60 t. not the $5 million, nakoula claimed. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> interesting details coming out. interesting the trailer on youtube quite a while now. since ne. it was only in the days leading up to september 11th where it was translated into arabic that it really caught fire. literally. >> and, brian ross mentioned that his family in egypt funded this film. he is afraid for their lives in egypt. afraid for his own life. now we are hearing about the million-man march in cairo, staging protests around the world. hamas, islamic jihad are teaming up for anti-u.s. march as well. and the u.s. intelligence, they
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issued a bulletin. that said, violent extremist groups in the u.s. could exploit anger over the film to advance their recruitment efforts as well. we need to be on alert, high alert here in the u.s. as well. >> yeah, no doubt. >> moving on. mourners packed washington's national cathedral to bid a final farewell to space pioneer kneel a neil armstrong. set foot on the moon in july 1969 with the immortal words, one small step for man, one giant leap for man kind. fittingly the tribute included the song "fly me to the moon" performed by diana kroll, armstrong buried at sea later today. a controversial crackdown on super sized sugar filled drinks approved in new york city. starting next march. sales of sodas and sweetened drinks will be restricted to containers of no more than 16 ounces. the first of the kind ban applies to any place with food service licensing, eateries,
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cafeterias, theaters, does not cover supermarkets. the ban is necessary to battle soaring obesity rights. what do you think. bet i can read your mind. i know you now. >> read it. >> you think as americans we should have the right to drink big sodas. >> amen. >> i agree. >> doesn't apply to milk shakes. contain more fat. orange juicinstapss. i understand the concept of it. where do you draw the line. >> so many things like this. i think motorcycle health melts. do you have the right to get on without a helmet. don't want to wear one. crack your head open. maybe you have a right. >> your choice. >> same thing with sewedodas. >> this isn't going to apply at most convenience stores, broadway theaters, work place cafeterias. movie houses. fast food joints. nondiet soda, teas, calorie packed beverages. >> interesting one. >> just have to buy two 16
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ouncers now. got to get around the system. >> more garbage and littler. not good. bustling downtown of a major american city is not where you would expect to find the remans of a prehistoric beast. >> that's what happened in san francisco this week. a building crane operator dug up what some thought was a rock. but what turned out to be an enormous tooth and part of a jaw belonging to a woolie mammoth. a specialist says remnants are in remarkably good shape, kidding they're 10 to 15,000 years old. >> the bay was a grassy valley with herd of these extinct critters roaming around. >> even more amazing allen says enamel from the ice aged tooth is virtually intact. he says the fossil and location, 110 feet underground will provide valuable seismic information about the area's san andreas fault. don't have a cavity. >> amazing.
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love the factoid. crane operator gets the credit. he said everybody stop digging. looked. this is not just a rock. sure they're going, come on, keep digging. looked too perfect. he maid sure they all stopped. good eye. >> very good eye. kudos to him. pity the dentist. >> see the size of the tooth. >> huge. >> coming up. a major high tech product launch. potential game changer. not from apple. >> most private information sold to the highest bidder on the internet with a couple clicks. how do you protect yourself. you are watching "world news now." ♪ private eyes they're watching you ♪ ♪ private eyes ♪ they're watching you, watching you, watching you ♪ hey, i got a leak ! yoo hoo ! wait a minute, come back ! um, miss ? up here! right. like 85% of us, you have hard water stains and that cleaner's not gonna cut it.
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♪ private eyes they're watching you ♪ >> well, good, bad, ugly, you can find anything on the enternet including your own private medical record. >> yeah, most personal information is for sale as jim
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avila uncovered in an abc news investigation. >> reporter: i never met rafael, but i know his most private information. from social security number to insurance even previous illnesses. >> got everything from my name, address, everything. >> reporter: i learned all that because his medical record are for sale against his wishes on the in the net. >> i thought my medical record is one of the most confidential record. i'm shocked. completely shocked. >> reporter: here's what rafael and millions of others don't know. the confidential record supposedly protected pie federal privacy laws just are not. an abc news investigation found thousand of patient electronic charts for sale. what is it the public doesn't know about their supposedly private medical record? >> your private medical record may not be private as you think. >> reporter: a security specialist who tracks medical fraud. we asked him, how easy to buy records on the dark side of the
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in the net with nothing more complicated than public wi-fi at the coffee shop. go to google. :00 on a url. see what happens. up pops information. >> two clicks. >> reporter: we won't show you details. all here, online price war. each name for sale for $14 to $25 each. diabetes patients sell for a proomu premium. today's medical record kept on comput computer, available to every nurse, clerk, technician in the hospital. all it takes is within to sell to the black market. valuable lead for medical equipment sales people,abetic p pumps or drug sales, targeting heart patients with need and doctors. with all that personal information also a medicare fraud gold mine. >> now with thousand of employees who can download hundred of thousand of patient
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record in an instant. fraud is, is going to be a growing threat. >> reporter: the federal government has rules against the unauthorized release of medical record. admits a law that suffered nearly 500 large scale breaches exposing at least 21 million record. jim avila, abc news, washington. >> little disconcert sg. >> scary right. >> didn't want embarrassing college photos to pop up on the internet. and your medical record. interesting, had to go to the doctor the other day. the appointment took an hour and a half the she had to manually ingest her information into the computer. everything with obama's health care law, health care system, everything has to be electronically stored. took a long time. she says in the process of going home to 11:00 at night trying to convert everything from the files. >> interesting too, in the old days, the file, little file. right in the doctor's office. you are legally entitled.
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to say i want the file. it is yours. technically all information on the internet is yours. you don't know who has the it. give me the file. >> i will buy yours for $14. >> an juicy stuff? not really. nothing to good, yet. coming up. what could be a game changer in the computer video market. >> creator of mario brothers and donkey kong, reinvent the wii. why the wii is so advanced. try to say that five times fast, on "world news now." wii. watching. >> wii.
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♪ because all i want to do is have some fun ♪ ♪ i got a feeling i'm not the only one ♪ >> sheryl crow, you are not the only one. nintendo revealed its first new video gaming system in years. >> the new wii console, high definition. nintendo's competitor, introduced hd system years ago. wii makes game play adventurous. and "world news now" got a sneak peek. >> hey, everyone, here at an event in new york city. nintendo is showing off a new way to play video games. called the wii-u. coming to living rooms this november. now along with nintendo's controllers, gamers can use the game pad controller which brings a second skren creen. >> 6.2 inch screen that allows brand new ways for people to interact with their games. interact socially and entertainment.
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>> say you and a friend are playing a game. what you see and what they see on the tv are different though playing the same game. >> different view. different control mechanism and maybe different goals. >> in addition to being a game controll controller, it its a remote control for your tv. it comes bundled with nintendo tv, which lets you record your shows. videos on line. do individually chat. >> expect an everyday device the whether you are a gamerme. like entertainment. connect with people. a device. people will want to touch and interact. >> the wii-u, $300. on sale, november 18. tina traen. abc news. new york. >> have you ever played wii. >> us. >> us and them. >> do i look an worse? >> they look to do that to us.
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♪ >> it is friday morning. time for "insomniac theater." couple big dramas hitting the screen. >> john will preview "resident evil" picture, installation six in the series. i'll start off with nicholas cage and "stolen" little bit of a drama here. rated r. pretty intense. mirrors a little bit, the movie -- with liam neeson, "taken." >> got out of jail, after a heist gone bad, wants to leave the criminal past behind. and his estranged daughter
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allison. the fbi and cohorts think he got the $10 million in the heist gone bad. the scene you are about to see, he find out his ex-partner played by crazed josh lucas. he find out josh lucas, kidnapped his daughter. demanding ran some. >> there is no cash. i had a feeling you would say that. >> i burn it just before holland got to me. >> no? stop it. >> it's true. >> what's taking so long? >> hold on. >> wait, a minute. who, that voice, who was that? >> yes, that's his daughter. basically, nicholas cage has one day to uncover the $10 million he never stole in the heist to begin with. don't have any reviews really except for one from npr, they said what's been, what's been taken is mostly the plot. rated r though.
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looks kind of interesting. you be the judge. >> the guy looks like an excellent bad guy. all right, "resident evil" retribution, 3 d franchise, starring the former super model, in a post apocalypse drama. borrow the interview. the plot, killing zombies. six of these. something very right or something wrong. in her word, says the most complex script ever for resident evil. the characters killed, some are actually returning as clones. pretty cool, right. take a look. [ explosion ] >> let me know -- >> your little friend is back!
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>> as far as reviews, don't have any. critics don't
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this morning on "world news now" -- bracing for friday fury. a wave of anti-american protests expected to grip the middle east. >> the state department has now released the names of all four americans killed in libya. it is friday, september 14th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, i'm john muller in for rob nelson. >> i'm paula faris. we are going to get the latest on the u.s. response to the violent demonstrations in just a moment. also this half-hour, the fed throwing a new lifeline to the struggling economy. the stock market soared. but what happens now? ben bernanke pumping $40 billion a month into the economy.
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also coming up -- a murder case with international intrigue. now the former boy friend of amanda knox is telling all with a new book. and then, kate middleton makes news for what she is wearing. not this time. uh-uh. all about what she does not have on. that's coming up in "the skinny." >> a little tease. >> little drama with the royals. >> all right. first, we'll get to intense rage spreading across the arab world, putting u.s. embassies on high alert. demonstrations against the anti-muslim film bubbling over in cairo this morning. you can see, right there, live pictures. thousands of protestors, clash ing with egyptian police on the muslim holy day. the latest now from abc's brandi hitt. >> reporter: protests in cairo continued from sunrise through sunset. the anger and violence sweeping the middle east over an anti-muslim film made in the u.s. that depicts prophet muhammad as a womanizer and a fraud. >> this video is disgusting and
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reprehensible. >> reporter: but the u.s. is also condemning the violence in egypt, yemen and libya where u.s. ambassador, chris stevens and three others were killed. >> we are going to bring those who killed our fellow americans to justice. >> reporter: a larger spotlight is on the u.s. relationship with egypt. >> i don't think that we would consider them an ally. we don't kid them an enemy. we don't consider them an enemy. >> reporter: the u.s. sent billions in aid to egypt only to find protesters scaling the calls of the u.s. embassien cairo. the walls of the u.s. embassy. as far as the controversial movie, the writer, director, and financier lives in this los angeles home. >> there was some need for our presence to be here to provide safety. >> reporter: police say nakoula basseley nakoula who used the name sam bacile is a member of the coptic church and also spent
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time in prison. >> i never said muhammad. i never heard muhammad. >> reporter: the actress says she was duped and there was no mention of an anti-islamic message until after filming when the role of george was changed to muhammad. >> i want the world to know i did not know. >> reporter: at least 51 u.s. embassies and consulates sent out warnings to u.s. citizens asking them to be vigilant and avoid large crowd. brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. this morning, we learned the names of all victims that have been killed, ambassador christopher stevens, career diplomat, two tours in libya, sean smith worked as information management specialist. a former navy seal, protecting the consulate, and tyrone woods, a former navy seal who served multiple tours in iraq and afghanistan. also protecting the consulate. the man who wrote, produced and directed the film is in hiding. nakoula basseley nakoula asked police for protection and left his california home after getting death threats.
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a correspondentic -- a coptic christian, identified as a drug manufacturer and scam tist. he told authority he wrote the script in prison. secretary of state hillary clinton said the movie was apparently intended to provoke rage. >> this video is disgusting and reprehensible. there is no justification, none at all, for responding to this video with violence. >> some actors in the film have come forward to say they were duped. they said, the original script contained nothing about muhammad. but offensive word were dubbed in after the filming. >> yes, our correspondent in cairo, talking with a lot of the protestors, they want an apology from president obama. this film has been pulled, film pulled from public view. john, martha raddatz reported on "world news" last night that there were warning signs that al qaeda's leader was encouraging american retaliation from libyans for the death of a libyan-born militant. the state department was aware
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that this arab movie aired on tv and did not send any sort of high alert out as well. so warning signs were issued. some what disturbing. >> let's hope it calms down starting today. the other developing story, asian stock markets are following wall street's lead rallying overnight after an announcement of fed reserve's economic rescue plan. chairman ben bernanke said the fed will pump $40 billion into the economy each month until the economy m proves. economy improves. there is no limit on how long that can continue t it is unprecedented. bernanke said the goal was to bring unemployment down to 7.6%, by 2013. some optimism in chicago this morning at the teachers strike. looks like it could be coming to an end. 350,000 students will have to sit it out for the fifth day. the union president said classes could resume monday.
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both sides appeared positive a deal was near on the contentious issue of teacher evaluation. they said they're still hammering out details. >> teachers have been saving for months. they're not getting paid. throughout the strike, people eating rice and beans according to "the chicago tribune," just in case the strike doesn't end swiftly. they're supposed to rally on saturday. they're going to have a bargaining team, union will have a bargaining update friday as well. >> if all goes well. ratified. and they work out -- still details worked out afterward. they think they could have kids back in the classrooms monday which would be great. >> for sure. and if you like sipping on the super sized sodas, new york is not the place for you. seriously kind of depressing i look to do that. city health officials approved a ban on soda and drinks sold in containers larger than 16 ounces. the first of its kind crackdown aplays to any place with a food service license, eateries, cafeterias, and does not cover
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supermarkets or convenience stores. a groundbreaking move to help stem the soaring rate of obesity. critics say it's just more government interference. >> i think that we have the freedom of speech. and we have freedom of will. we should be able to do and drink what we want. >> barring any court action the ban goes into effect next march. i like a big soda. sugary beverage. >> you look yourself a big old soda. >> do you? >> completely affecting me. >> i have to save it for the cheeseburger and water. >> a what, a water? >> i'm from the northeast. >> i'll have a water. >> is that how they say it, in the michigan area? >> midwest. yeah. >> friday forecast, take another soaker across texas. then the heavy rain will continue into oklahoma city. little rock, new orleans, memphis, thunderstorms from the carolina coast, florida. showers, buffalo, pittsburgh, cleveland. >> mostly 80s along the east coast. 70s, minneapolis, dallas. 90s in the desert southwest.
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here is a ray of sunshine despite the rain out there. a ray of sunshine in a decidedly gloomy season. for the paus -- for the boston red sox. from wednesday night's loss to the yankees. >> pretty cool, check out the reaction by justin pedroia, he is told by manager bobby v his wife has gone into labor. valentine didn't ask, told pedroia to leave the game. yesterday gave birth to their second son. congratulations. i love the expression. she's, what? her water broke, buddy. go to the hospital. their new kid joins big brother dillon, now 3. >> good for bobby valentine, just being cool and understanding. i do wonder if they were in the thick of the pennant race. would bobby v said, yeah, go, go to your wife? a tough one, right? >> it is a tough one if i say yeah. >> think so? >> i think, your wife is in labor, finish the game. you are out of here. coming up -- have you seen enough of kate middleton lately.
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you are about to see a lot more. >> really? >> yeah. >> good. and secrets from amanda knox's former boyfriend, a love affair, legal trial, and not over. it's all next on "world news now." ♪ ♪ run away i've got to get away ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by no no hair removal. ♪ tainted love >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by no no hair removal. the crisp northern air of acadia,
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here is abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: their torrid love affair the night of the gruesome murder, in raffaele sollecito's book "honor bound." my journey to hell and back with am amanda knox. in it, he describes how the two undergraduates met in october 2007. he writes he met knox at a classical music concert one week before knox's 21-year-old roommate's death. he says the couple became inseparable until they were arrested and convicted for kercher's death. a week before released, sollecito opened up on italian tv the night kercher was killed. paradoxically, for me that night was a beautiful night. i spent the evening in amanda's company, living an idyllic love story. in a new book, he writes about his first night in prison where he felt great
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waves of indignation and nagging sense of guilt, while he maintains his innocence, he admits that he and knox behaved oddly after the murder in this unforgettable and to some scandalous scene. he reveals he was angry at himself for having a foggy memory of the fight of the killing, because he and knox had smoked marijuana. sollecito acknowledged they had no real alibi the night of november 1st, except for each other. but then, in october, 2011, after spending four years in what sollecito calls hell, he writes he felt indescribable joy when they were finally acquitted. >> what's important is to say thank you to everyone. >> reporter: in a private moment in the basement of the courthouse with knox, sollecito says she squeezed his hand and said she couldn't wait to see her home and friend. >> they hold something in common very few people have had to deal with. linsey davis, abc news. >> not clear where sollecito is
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living. knox returned to seattle. >> strangely, everybody considers the case, open and shut. it is not officially over. prosecutors and police appealed the decision and the highest court will hear arguments next month. >> it will drag on. >> coming up inside the clinton white house through the eyes of the infamous intern. >> can't wait to get to the story. eyepopping royal photographs not suitable for television. we'll show them to you anyways. see who is putting skin, in "the skinny." >> it's the middle of the night. them to you anyways. see
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♪ skinny ♪ so skinny >> most people can't get enough of kate middleton. but the palace can especially with the new story about to break. >> bring it on. >> a french magazine claims they have obtained topless photos of the duchess of cambridge and they will publish them today. the palace is bracing for another royal in their birthday suit, remember prince harry. the french magazine says world exclusive, kate, william, in province, omg. not the picture obviously. going to be published later today. they show an image on the front cover which pictured her in a bikini about to remove her top.
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pictures taken in france. >> on a beach? >> on a yacht. >> way less scandalous. >> yes, ironically, france has some of the strictest privacy laws in the world. taken again last week underneath the caption, see incredible pictures of the future queen of england as you have never seen and never will see again. the headline says that photos that will go around the world. a mag blurb. she was perfecting her tan. to avoid streaking tan marks, she took off her bathing suit. >> if it is true, i think it will be the last time she does that little trick. see if the pictures materialize. monica lewinsky, most famous white house intern of all time, meeting with publishers to write a tell-all book. wouldn't that be interesting. former intern, meeting with major publishers, all to sign nondisclosure agreements before they see her. an insider, familiar, every major publisher is interested. lewinsky and then-president clinton had sexual encounters which did not involve
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intercourse, but i am sure there is plenty to tell what it did involve. lewinsky's rep said i cannot comment on anything at this point. i'm sure the president is cringing right now. going please, don't write the book. >> what would you name the book? >> i know, right. you could have fun with that. >> you should send us e-mails or tweets, what we should name that book. >> sure you could have cheeky fun with that, right. >> slightly. >> was that the pause. >> my dramatic pause. go! knucklehead. >> romneys will be, on kelly and michael, tuesday, september 18th. romneys will visit kelly and michael, producers of live with kelly and michael confirmed this. and yeah, going to talk about their life and campaign trail. the romneys first appearance on the daytime talk show since 2012 campaign started. should be interesting. >> they do a lot of goofy stuff.
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>> a good idea. they should be warm, fuzzy, goofy, put politics on the back burner and be open and real. >> which isn't mitt's strong suit. >> being goofy and, letting his hair down. >> yes. >> hopefully he will. >> little baby news. nick lachey and vanessa minillo, had their baby boy. camden john lachey. 8 pounds, 9 ounces, 21 inches, born thursday. they released a statement to e. they said love has been redefined to both of us. they revealed in june they were having a son. sure the baby is going to be beautiful. look how can you go wrong with the two. and we reported yesterday that levi johnston and his girlfriend, welcomed their little daughter, named after a gun, breeze baretta, welcomed her earlier this week. he obviously has the a second child with bristol palin, currently prepping for return to
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"dancing with the stars all stars" she sent flowers. nice gesture to levi johnston and his girlfriend. she said i don't talk to him much. i sent flowers. from tripp. his half son. >> classy move. his half son. >> classy move.
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then gave his life trying to help build a better libya. >> as americans we stand united all of us in gratitude for their service. i want to assure you we will bring their killers to justice. >> american leadership is necessary to ensure events in the region don't spin out of control. >> i think everybody wants to remember 9/11. but we need to have our privacy too. >> the first responders who were there for us, we are now going to be there for them. we are going to compensate them. help provide treatment. >> we are fighting for dignity, respect and fair contract. >> how dare you guys stop school in session. how dare you do that to our children. what are you thinking about? not about them. [ indiscernible ] >> facebook has not been an uncontroversial company in the
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past, right. so it's not like this is the first up and done we have ever had. >> it will be a hit. so many people are on the apple bandwagon right now. >> do you have why me moments? >> not especially. the thought has crossed my mind. i don't tend to think along those terms. you know the could have happened to anyone. >> i lost enough weight to where i can pat myself on the back. >> we'll all pat you on the back. >> katie having a nice debut this week. >> absolutely her ratings were great. >> the pope arrives in beirut for a tour of the middle east. >> that will be fun. >> protestors expected to greet him. >> if you are a fan of "usa today," like to get your fingers dirty. i like to read it. >> i enjoy the paper, yes. >> their first new makeover in 30 years. first redesign. look for that. we want you to tell us why you are up at this hour. tweet the pictures showing why you are watching. use wnnfans. thank you for watching. ♪
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